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Natural Building & Sustainable Living Skills

FULL MOON~ZOOM !

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The Full Moon Potluck carried on in solidarity with our full moon in the sky !  Ah ! In April we met virtually, “in spirit”.  Notice in the photo ~…

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GLOBAL ECOVILLAGE Project with Upland Hills School

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The Global EcoVillage Project is a design process to imagine and make a drawing or model of a community that is ECOLOGICAL and FUN. A group of Upland Hills students explored this process during 4 sessions in May, as part of their “at home” & online learning.

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20 Most Important Things (a work in progress)

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I was asked by Matt McCoul, “What are the 20 things I think are most important?” I found that to be an inspiring question – do-able in size. Perhaps you…

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Thanks to 2019 + Past Donors

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 Gratitude to those who contributed to Strawbale Studio , . . . . . with time, energy, skills, and finances ! This is an evolving list for 2019  + Past…

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Getting Natural

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I have been reflecting on what simple, enjoyable things can help make a place, a home “more natural”.  Last year a fellow attended the Earth Plaster & Sculpting Workshop, and…

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Thanks to PAST DONORS !

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Funding and Contributions   Great thanks to all the folks who have contributed in so many ways to help build and teach, and support the process! It takes us all. There…

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Candle-Making & Nature Crafts Classes

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It is a joy to be together, and create useful things directly from nature ! December 7th & 8th,  of 2019  Folks came together in the cozy kitchen of the…

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Wedding at Strawbale Studio ~ William & Alezandra

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William & Alezandra’s “Renaissance Wedding” was an enchanting day at Strawbale Studio ! The Wedding Party & Guests dressed in period outfits,  with the thatched buildings and path-filled wooded land.…

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Strawbale Build with Andrew Morrison. Selena Lucas home in Ann Arbor

Strawbale House Build in Ann Arbor ~ lead by Andrew Morrison

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July 21 – 27, 2019 was an adventurous week doing straw bale infill construction on the new home of Selena Lucas outside Ann Arbor, Michigan .  Andrew Morrison was the…

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Muddy Hands and Big Plans: One Month at Strawbale Studio

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Blog post by intern Stephanie Sykes When my husband Malte & I stumbled across the Strawbale Studio website in our search for sustainability education programs, we were immediately captivated by…

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